Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

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    • Single – $3,909
    • Double – $3,189
    • Triple – $3,159

Prices are subject to change without notice. Tours are subject to energy surcharges and other factors beyond our control. Refunds will be based on monies recoverable by Southwest Tour and Travel after final payment is made.Tour Price Includes: Roundtrip Airfare, Roundtrip Airport Transfers, Tour Package and Travel Protection. Deposit Due at Time of Booking

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Itinerary

Day 1 | October 3 | Santa Fe, NM

Welcome to a veritable “land of enchantment.” New Mexico is a place diverse in culture and scenic beauty. In both Santa Fe and Albuquerque, discover cities rich in multiculturalism, natural beauty and profound history. Evening Accommodations at Drury Hotel * Dinner Included

Day 2 | October 4 | Santa Fe, NM

A local guide joins you to tour the renowned Santa Fe Plaza and the surrounding city. Enjoy time to discover the many shops and numerous art museums that Santa Fe is known for. A special treat awaits you at the Santa Fe School of Cooking. It’s your favorite cooking show come to life as you watch an expert chef create a delicious meal before your eyes. Everything is made with a southwest theme and is simply delightful. Evening Accommodations at Drury Hotel * Breakfast and Dinner Included

Day 3 | October 5 | Albuquerque, NM

Today you will set out for Albuquerque. Traveling via the historic Turquoise Trail, you are sure to enjoy the stunning views. Pre- historic peoples made their homes here, Spanish missionaries explored the area, and many battles were fought over this land. Next, you’ll stop in the quaint old coal mining town of Madrid. This is followed by what is sure to be one of the highlights of your trip…Albuquerque’s International Balloon Fiesta. Join in the excitement of this annual hot air ballooning extravaganza. See balloons launch in two remarkable waves. It’s one of the most spectacular displays of sound and color in all of aviation. Evening Accommodations Albuquerque Marriott * Breakfast Included

Day 4 | October 6 | Albuquerque, NM

Experience the grandeur of the Balloon Fiesta at dawn as the balloons ascend in the early light. After an early morning, you have some time to relax. Later this afternoon, enjoy a tour of Old Town Albuquerque and the surrounding area. Savor the unique fusion of Mexican, Native American and Spanish heritages. Experience a “must-do” with a thrilling ride along the eclectic Route 66. Take some time in Old Town to explore the wonder- ful shops and restaurants. Evening Accommodations at Albuquerque Marriott * Breakfast Included

Day 5 | October 7 | Albuquerque, NM

Since before the Cold War started, New Mexico has been known as a hub for covert military projects. Today, this fascinating history unfolds at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History where a docent takes you on an intriguing journey that includes details of the Manhattan Project. Next, visit the gateway to the 19 Pueblos of New Mexico at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. See the ever-changing galleries that highlight local and national Native American artists. With a focus on Pueblo artists, the center strives to preserve their culture. Evening Accommodations at Albuquerque Marriott * Breakfast and Dinner Included

Day 6 | October 8 | Home

The tour concludes today with your flight home.Breakfast Included

Departure Date

Depart10/03/2018

Return Date

Return10/08/2018

In 2018, residents from MN, MT, ME and MO will need to have either a Real ID or Passport to fly. Standard Drivers Licenses and other forms of identification will not be accepted. If you have questions, please contact our office directly.

Tour Highlights

  • Santa Fe Plaza
  • Santa Fe School of Cooking
  • Turquoise Trail
  • International Balloon Fiesta
  • Old Town Albuquerque
  • National Museum of Nuclear Science and History
  • Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • Activity Level – Highly Active
  • 5 Breakfasts * 3 Dinners

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